“Parse is everywhere,” said Parse CPO James Yu. And for Parse, “everywhere” means a community of developers that’s growing by thousands every month.
Likening the backend-building process to spending a day at the Department of Motor Vehicles, Parse founder Ilya Sukhar said, “I could probably do better by replacing the DMV.”
Guest Post APIs are fueling a revolution in the ways consumers and businesses handle products.
Editor’s Pick A source exclusively showed VentureBeat one of the Samsung smartwatch prototypes sent to developers, in advance of the Sept. 5 launch.
Editor’s Pick When Glass Explorer Chris Barrett first received Google Glass, he walked out of Google’s New York offices, got in his car, put the augmented reality headset on, and asked Google a very important question.
“OK Glass, is Glass illegal to wear while driving?”
Celebrities have it so hard. Keeping up with fans’ comments, knowing just how many people like their posts — it’s all really a burden.
Google issued a Glass software update today that previews how the massive search and mobile company plans to monetize its innovate wearable technology.
It’s all about balance in the ecosystem.
Which, of course, means Google on top, and all the other partners equally hungry, equally scrappy, and relatively equally powerless.
Not everyone thinks mobile is a substitute for dedicated handhelds, which can provide better console-quality experiences on the go.
These 20 mobile startups are showing strong growth week-over-week, according to Mattermark data.
Good news for Apple: Today, the Obama Administration vetoed a trade ban on the sale of some iPhone and iPad devices.
That’s an astounding jump of $32 billion in company valuation in just 29 days. And if you look at the dark days of September 2012, when the stock price hit a low of under $18, that’s a massive $48 billion explosion in just ten months.
RSA has acquired Passban, a mobile technology that lets lock down apps and open them by proving your identity through voice and face recognition, traditional pins, and more.
Here’s a little shocker for Cook and company: You actually have to release new products if you want to prosper.
One of the world’s most popular sites just turned on mobile editing. Good timing, because Wikipedia just recently hit three billion monthly pages views on smartphones and tablets — 15 percent of all traffic to the global information warehouse.
Your company’s IT department has the power to wipe personal data off your smartphone — a scary proposition for anyone who values privacy. MobileSpaces believes it has a solution.
Guest Post For Snail Bob, the driving factor behind getting new players and earning their loyalty has nothing to do with fancy analytics or shady free-to-play monetization strategies. No, it’s humor.
What’s the next innovation in health IT? According to Boston-based entrepreneur Zoe Barry, it’s about time we made it easier to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy.
Angels are investing more for the same valuation, and apparently they don’t like to travel.
The biggest mobile developer study in history with 6,000 respondents from 115 countries says that while iOS developers make an average of $5,200 per month in app revenue and Android developers pull in $4,700, more developers plan to start developing for Windows Phone than any other platform. Besides Windows 8, that is.
Sponsored Post CEO John Duffy talks about how 3Cinteractive helps clients and carriers such as AT&T deal with different platforms to best serve their customers.
Just because you walk by a hot dog stand, doesn’t mean you’re craving a hot dog. This example illustrates how location-based advertising is not enough.
While there are only a few thousand Glassholes in the world to date, more of them are soon going to be walking around uttering seemingly random shouts of joy and groans of defeat. BrickSimple has just released a version of Battleship for Google Glass: GlassBattle.
Editor’s Pick “It can essentially take over the normal functioning of the phone and control any function,” Bluebox CTO Jeff Forristal posted.
UpWest Labs, a Silicon Valley-based accelerator program for Israel companies, just launched its fifth class of startups.
Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with the perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.
A staggering 267,259 mobile apps are triggering SMS trojans, exploiting security holes, stealing private data, and building botnets, according to a study released today by security firm Juniper.
Invi, a mobile messaging app based in Israel, has pulled in a $3 million seed round today.
In spite of all the talk that Apple is ceding both tablet as well as smartphone market share to Google’s Android, iPad web browsing share just hit a five-month high.
For the first time ever, a pro athlete will be wearing Google Glass while competing.
“The lower-price iPhone is imminent, and we believe it is now up to Apple to choose exactly when to unveil this new device to the world,” White says in his most recent research note to investors.
And yeah, it’s ultimately all about money. And advertisers.
Editor’s Pick Google’s enhanced ad campaigns are certainly enhancing one thing: Google revenue. After seven straight quarters of decreasing prices for clicks, Google ad prices rose 6 percent over the last three months — and are expected to jump another 5-10 percent in the next quarter.
I’m sure you’re happy to know that deep neural networks perform signiﬁcantly better than shallow networks. But you might be thrilled to learn that Microsoft has doubled the speed at which it can translate what you say into text … while also improving accuracy.
Myspace is unveiling its latest version today with some new features and an iOS app designed to pull in users despite the multitude of other music-focused services already vying for their attention.
Editor’s Pick Tbis app will track where your family members are without draining your phone battery.
Which other global company, I wonder, would start its developer conference with a poem? None, I suspect.
Which is probably why we both love and hate Apple.
In 2012 younger adults ages 18-29 were equally as likely to own tablets as people in their thirties and forties, according to the study. But that changed in 2013 with the 30-49 group now significantly more likely to own a tablet.
Hamoui will focus on early-stage investments in mobile, the firm tells me, and he’ll be based in Silicon Valley.